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National Insect Week returns in 2020

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PRESS RELEASE - Photography Competition 2018 (18 June 2018)

IMAGES - 2018 Campaign

PRESS RELEASE - Launch RHS Wisley (12 June 2018)

PRESS RELEASE - Campaign 2018 (04 June 2018)

PRESS RELEASE - Photography Competition Winners (26 Jan 2017)

PRESS RELEASE - The Great Bug Hunt 2016 (01 July 2016)

PRESS RELEASE - Campaign 2016 (14 June 2016)

PRESS RELEASE - Launch and Photo Release (20 June 2016)

PRESS RELEASE - Photography Competition (20 June 2016)

 

Did you know?

Most poisonous

There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.